Mattel, MGA Sling Mud After $88M Bratz Verdict

Law360, New York (April 21, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT) -- Mattel Inc. said MGA Entertainment Inc. prejudiced jurors with tall tales that the Barbie maker killed the father of MGA founder Isaac Larian and gave Bratz creator Carter Bryant a stroke to win an $88.4 million award in California on Thursday.

These and other accusations — including claims by Larian's teenage son that Mattel hired people to follow him and intimidate his family — highlighted the deep personal animosities that seven years of litigation have sown between lawyers and parties on both sides of the Bratz...
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